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Prep’s defense too nasty for Cheshire

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Coaches love to see their teams fire well-rounded performances at their opposition on Game Day. They like to see a crisp offense execute their carefully crafted game plan, move the ball consistently and strike for a big play here and there. They want strong kick coverage and productive returns. Above else, they want a defense […] [Read More]
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Connecticut All-Stars to Play Massachusetts Saturday

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The Connecticut Senior and Junior Baseball All-Star teams will play All-Star squads from Massachusetts Saturday at Tufts University in Medford, Mass. The Seniors will play at 11 a.m., and the Juniors will play at 2 p.m. Here is the Senior team roster James DeNomme    Trumbull HS    Catcher Joe Zanghi    Foran HS    Catcher Matt Blandino    Bristol […] [Read More]
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The Dugout Awards

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Former Hearst colleague Mike Cardillo began the Hoop awards for basketball so let’s carry that over to baseball with the first of what I hope is many Dugout Awards. The 2013 baseball season wrapped this weekend with four state champions being named, much to the chagrin of the Shelton coach who believes there should be […] [Read More]
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Tournament update: The finals are coming

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We will see what Tropical Storm Andrea has to say about when the games are played but the championship games for all four classes are scheduled for Palmer Field in Middletown Friday and Saturday. All four games are intriguing and it should be a fun two days. If you come up, make sure to grab […] [Read More]
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Handshakes: Southington knocks Trumbull out of Class LL

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Quick, name a better field to watch baseball at in Connecticut that Muzzy Field in Bristol. It’s impossible, so stop trying. It’s as old school as old school gets and just getting  a chance to sit in the grandstand is a treat. Get yourself a dog and the experience somehow gets better. My love for […] [Read More]
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State tournament update: Semifinals

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We are down to the final four, well final 16 officially, and there are some terrific matchups coming on Tuesday in the most historic ballparks the state has to offer. Semifinals Tuesday Class LL at Muzzy Field 3:30 p.m. No. 8 Trumbull vs No. 4 Southington Southington has been putting up runs in bunches the […] [Read More]
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Handshakes: Concato tosses a gem

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For the second straight season the Greenwich baseball team ran into a great pitcher in the quarterfinals of the Class LL tournament and for the second straight season they were sent packing, losing to Amity 6-0. The performance by Amity starter Mike Concato was the best I have seen the last few years, if not […] [Read More]

State tournament update: Quarterfinals

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Quarterfinals Saturday Class LL No. 17 Staples at No. 8 Trumbull These two teams are obviously well acquainted with each other coming from the FCIAC and it should be a great game with a trip to the semis at stake. Staples knocked off No. 1 Xavier in extra innings to get here and Trumbull beat […] [Read More]
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State tournament update

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Class LL second round Thursday No. 17 Staples at No. 1 Xavier No. 9 Shelton at No. 8 Trumbull No. 20 McMahon at No. 4 Southington No. 21 Newington at No. 5 Glastonbury No. 15 NFA at No. 2 Bristol Central No. 10 Fairfield Prep at No. 7 Ridgefield No. 14 Conard at No. 3 […] [Read More]
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SCC baseball tournament pairings

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  Here are your SCC baseball tournament pairings, released by King (Commish) Al Carbone and the SCC front office (which are one-and-the-same). Quarterfinals Tuesday, May 21 No. 8 Hand at No. 1 Xavier, 4 p.m. No. 7 West Haven at No. 2 Amity, 4 p.m. No. 6 Notre Dame at No. 3 Fairfield Prep, 4 […] [Read More]
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